May 8, 2018
Multi-Purpose ID cards to be issued to Vincentians over 60

Multi-Purpose Identification (MPID) Cards will now be issued to Vincentian nationals, 60 years and over who require them.A release from Elson Crick, the Communications Consultant in the Office of the Prime Minister said Cabinet granted approval for the issuance of the cards to this group of Vincentians on April 11, 2018.

The MPID System, an initiative of the Organization of East Caribbean States (OECS), was launched on February 11, 2015.

Presently, MPID Cards are issued to 4th and 5th Form Students of Secondary Schools under the age of 18 years who do not qualify for a National Identification Card. However, Cabinet on March 1, 2017 granted approval to the issuance of MPID Cards to Returning Nationals who do not qualify for a National Identification Card and are encountering difficulties at Financial Institutions.The MPID Issuance center is housed at the Registry Department at the old NCB Building.Interested applicants are required to provide an original copy of their Birth Certificate.

Parents and teachers are requested to encourage students to register.

Consent Forms for students are available at the Ministry of Education, Schools and the Registry Department.Qualified persons are requested to apply.